Sensory Overload

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     Pam Gilbert, after her surgery. (Courtesy of the Gilbert family)

    Pam Gilbert, after her surgery. (Courtesy of the Gilbert family)

    Pam Gilbert could hear things that other people couldn’t. That superpower quickly turned into a nightmare when she began to hear noises inside her own body — her heartbeat was as load as a booming bass drum, and her eyeballs moving sounded like a high pitched screeching.

    We follow her through her first symptoms, her darkest moments, and finally, to her diagnosis. 

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